Will C. Wood Middle School, 420 Grand Street, Alameda, CA, 94501 (510) 748-4015
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Common Core Updates
Along with 45 other states, The California Department of Education adopted the same academic standards. These standards are called Common Core Standards. These standards were developed by ...more
WMS congratulates Ms. Nancy Ely and the Teen Techs after school program for winning 3 grants for the upcoming school year!
WMS has recently won THREE grants that will enable us to bring many more exciting programs to our students. A grant from Altamont Landfill will give Teen Tech students the tools they need to refurbish old computers to gift to students in need, and also findings to make jewelry from computer parts to start a student business. Grants from the PTSA Council and also the East Bay CUE (Computer Using Educators) will help fund an exciting new LEGO robotics programs for our students. These grants total almost $5,000! More news: WMS has partnered with Purdue University and the Google Foundation to bring service-learning engineering programs to Wood Middle School.
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A Letter to the Alameda Community
Attached is a letter to the entire AUSD community regarding an incident at Alameda High School involving a threat to student and staff safety. Please take a moment to read the letter so that you understand the situation. AUSD, AHS and ... Continue
Save the Date! Parent Connection Night is on December 11th
Please join us on Wednesday, December 11th at 6pm for another Parent Connection Night! Our featured guest speakers will be Jennifer Wu, Program Director at Alameda Family Services and Claudia Medina, AUSD Family Involvement and Engagement Coordina... Continue
Save the Date: It's Awards Assembly Time!
It’s Awards Assembly Time! Please join us on Friday, December 20 th for our grade level awards assemblies! » Students will be honored for the following achievements: Perfect Attendance Community Service Hours of 20+ Beaver Bravo... Continue
Recycle Your Used Ink Cartridges at Wood! Turn into Main Office
NOAA Ocean Guardian Kick-Off Week was a Collaborative Success at WMS!
Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!
Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!
-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School by Representative Sam Farr
-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
Beavers To-Do List:
1. Study hard
2. Be nice to your teachers
3. Make a new friend
4. Order a yearbook
5. Eat your vegetables
6. Listen to your parents
7. Do your homework
8. Get 8-9 hours of sleep nightly
9. Drink plenty of water
10. Love your life!
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Wood Middle School Wins 3 Grants from the National Education Association in Conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education
We're proud to announce that Wood Middle School's tradition of arts integration will be further supported this upcoming school year thanks in part to three grants totaling $15,000 from the National Education Association in conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education. Congratulations to Art teacher, Lindsey Shepard as she leads WMS staff on another year of artistic collaboration! The details of the grants are as follows:
Know the 7 - Wood Classroom Expectations
Students tinker and create!
Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.